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Archive for May, 2012 :


The Serial Killer Obama
May 31st, 2012

Secret ‘Kill List’ Proves a Test of Obama’s Principles and Will.


Syria Rebels Really America’s Death Squads
May 31st, 2012

Killing Innocent Civilians as part of a US Covert Op. Mobilizing Public Support for a R2P War against Syria.


Security Backdoor Found in China-Made US Military Chip
May 29th, 2012

A microchip used by the US military and manufactured in China contains a secret “backdoor” that means it can be shut off or reprogrammed without the user knowing, according to researchers at Cambridge University’s Computing Laboratory.


Meet ‘Flame,’ The Massive Spy Malware Infiltrating Iranian Computers
May 29th, 2012

A massive, highly sophisticated piece of malware has been newly found infecting systems in Iran and elsewhere and is believed to be part of a well-coordinated, ongoing, state-run cyberespionage operation.


1 in 3 is Obese – Even The Homeless
May 28th, 2012

Obesity is a widespread epidemic, even among the homeless.


Dept. of Homeland Security Forced to Release List of Keywords Used to Monitor Social Networking Sites
May 28th, 2012

The list provides a glimpse into what DHS describes as “signs of terrorist or other threats against the U.S.”.


With Personal Data in Hand, Thieves File Early and Often
May 28th, 2012

Besieged by identity theft, Florida now faces a fast-spreading form of fraud so simple and lucrative that some violent criminals have traded their guns for laptops.


Busted: Microsoft Harbors BitTorrent Pirates
May 28th, 2012

From censoring The Pirate Bay to funding BitTorrent poisoning startups, the software giant is determined to attack piracy head-on. But perhaps the company should make a start by educating its own employees first.


Selling Software That Kills
May 28th, 2012

The government of Syria uses made-in-California technology from BlueCoat Systems to censor the Internet and spy on its pro-democracy activists (who are regularly arrested and tortured, not to mention slaughtered wholesale.)


Brazil Seeking The Truth
May 27th, 2012

This issue is one which directly touches the President, who personally experienced dictatorial repression.


Advance Knowledge of Kennedy Murder Conspiracy
May 27th, 2012

ATTEMPTS to implicate Cuba in the Kennedy assassination continue, but in fact it was the consummation of a coup d’état plotted by CIA military chiefs and other U.S. ultra-conservatives.


Canada Protest Spreads As Arrest List Hits 2,500 Benchmark
May 27th, 2012

Ontario students have pledged to take to the streets in solidarity with their protesting fellows in Montreal and other cities of Quebec.


Vatileaks: Pope’s Butler Arrested For Stealing Confidential Correspondence
May 27th, 2012

The identity of the man who leaked dozens of confidential documents that have embarrassed the Vatican in recent months appears to have been uncovered, after Pope Benedict’s butler was arrested.


Commander X Claims Anonymous Infiltrated By The FBI
May 25th, 2012

RT’s Abby Martin interviews X, an Anonymous hacktivist vigilante about FBI infiltration within Anonymous and the possibility of the U.S. government staging cyber-terrorism in the future.


Battle Brewing Over Labeling of Genetically Modified Food
May 25th, 2012

For more than a decade, almost all processed foods in the United States — cereals, snack foods, salad dressings — have contained ingredients from plants whose DNA was manipulated in a laboratory.


Supreme Court Lets Stand Student’s $675,000 Penalty For Downloading
May 25th, 2012

Without commenting on the merits of the case, the Supreme Court this morning let stand a $675,000 jury verdict against a 25-year-old Boston University student who downloaded 30 songs nearly a decade ago and then shared them with others on a peer-to-peer network.


Customers Can Permanently Opt Out of Edison’s Smart Meter Service
May 25th, 2012

Southern California Edison customers now have the option to permanently opt-out of having a smart meter installed at their home.


Secret Service Agents Accused Of 64 Acts Of Sexual Misconduct
May 25th, 2012

Senator Joe Lieberman said the Service’s own records showed 64 allegations or complaints of sexual behavior by employees in the last five years.


High School Teacher Tells Student He Can Be Arrested For Criticizing Obama
May 23rd, 2012

Teacher told the class that it was a criminal offense to criticize Obama.


Anonymous Online Speech: Soon To Be Banned by Albany?
May 23rd, 2012

The bill’s backers, according to the mag, want to curtail “mean-spirited and baseless political attacks” and “spotlight on cyberbullies by forcing them to reveal their identity.”


American Airlines Boots Woman From Flight For “Offensive” Pro-Choice T-Shirt
May 23rd, 2012

A woman traveling home from an abortion rights seminar was detained and forced off an American Airlines flight Tuesday because the captain and crew found her T-shirt “offensive,” according to the blog RH Reality Check.


Russia and Japan Aim For The Moon
May 23rd, 2012

NASA has also shifted its exploration goals relative to other nations.


Amnesty International Lambasts US For Human Rights Violations
May 23rd, 2012

Amnesty International has lambasted the United States for a number of human rights violations across the world.


Barbara Ehrenreich, Looting the Lives of the Poor
May 23rd, 2012

Each of these crimes, neo-crimes, and pseudo-crimes carries financial penalties as well as the threat of jail time, but the amount of money thus extracted from the poor is fiendishly hard to pin down.


U.S. Lets China Bypass Wall Street For Treasury Orders
May 23rd, 2012

China can now bypass Wall Street when buying U.S. government debt and go straight to the U.S. Treasury, in what is the Treasury’s first-ever direct relationship with a foreign government.


Study: 2,000 Convicted Then Exonerated In 23 Years
May 23rd, 2012

More than 2,000 people who were falsely convicted of serious crimes have been exonerated in the United States in the past 23 years, according to a new archive compiled at two universities.


Colombian Paramilitary Men Were Contacted to Overthrow Chavez
May 23rd, 2012

Mancuso announced that the government of Former President Alvaro Uribe attempted to silence him by sending him to the United States.


Chicago’s Fishy NATO Arrests
May 23rd, 2012

The CPD has been congratulated for handling NATO protests. But what about reports of intimidation and entrapment?


DDEA Wants To Scan All License Plates on Utah’s ‘Drug Corridor’
May 23rd, 2012

Devices would monitor I-15 in SW Utah, but legislators worry about privacy, reach of feds.


How Canada’s Telecom Companies Have Secretly Supported Internet Surveillance Legislation
May 23rd, 2012

Canada’s proposed Internet surveillance was back in the news last week after speculation grew that government intends to keep the bill in legislative limbo until it dies on the order paper


Vancouver Island Partnership Accord offers integrated, culturally competent and effective First Nations Health Plan
May 22nd, 2012

This agreement paves the way for the creation of a more integrated, culturally appropriate, safe, and effective health system.


Supreme Court Lets Stand Student’s $675,000 Penalty For Downloading
May 21st, 2012

Without commenting on the merits of the case, the Supreme Court this morning let stand a $675,000 jury verdict against a 25-year-old Boston University student who downloaded 30 songs nearly a decade ago and then shared them with others on a peer-to-peer network.


Fight Over Arctic Region and the Russian Path Towards Peace
May 21st, 2012

The US Council on Foreign Relations authoritatively projects that in the XXI century the rivalry over Arctic mineral riches will escalate into a new type of a Cold War, which promises to be a conflict profoundly different from the one that marked the XX century’s bipolarity epoch.


Chicago Cops Kidnap Activists
May 21st, 2012

Witnesses who alleged they were detained at the scene before being released said police broke down doors in an apartment building near 32nd and Morgan Streets at 11 p.m., and searched the units while refusing to show the occupants a search warrant, said Sarah Gelsomino, an attorney with the lawyers guild.


Justice, Injustice and the Cuban Five Case
May 20th, 2012

Four guards chatter and observe the visitors and inmates. No contraband must be exchanged and no “excess touching.”


American Empire and the Future
May 20th, 2012

The Great Recession is the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression and, like the aftermath of Katrina, or the BP calamity, or the invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan, is a man-made disaster.


THE IRAN WAR PATH HAS RESUMED: With Another ‘Colin Powell Moment’?
May 20th, 2012

You know when Western powers are getting trigger happy towards Iran again because the mainstream media propaganda machine starts cranking out lurid scare stories.


US Airstrikes Kill Five Afghan Civilians in Eastern Province
May 20th, 2012

The United States has carried out overnight airstrikes in Afghanistan, killing five civilians in the eastern province of Wardak, Press TV reports.


Land-Sea Ecological Chain Fragile
May 19th, 2012

What we do on land can have a huge negative impact on the oceans.


Greece Appoints Non-Politicians to Govern For a Month
May 17th, 2012

Greece swore in its caretaker government on Thursday tasked with keeping the country from further chaos until new elections are held on June 17.


Pompous Prevaricators of Power
May 17th, 2012

The forces of accountability for what public personages exclaim have to come from a more demanding citizenry.


Dennis Kucinich Opts Out of Washington State Race, Will Retire
May 17th, 2012

Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich announced Wednesday he has decided against running for Congress in Washington state, where activists had urged him to launch a campaign.


Judge Blocks Controversial NDAA
May 17th, 2012

A federal judge granted a preliminary injunction late Wednesday to block provisions of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act that would allow the military to indefinitely detain anyone it accuses of knowingly or unknowingly supporting terrorism.


Chomsky: Bush Kidnapped & Tortured, Obama Murders
May 17th, 2012

Noam Chomsky has slammed US drone strikes and said while the Bush administration kidnapped and tortured, present-day White House resorts to murder.


Sea Shepherd Founder Arrested – Needs Your Help!
May 15th, 2012

Urgent Call to Sea Shepherd Supporters – Help Save Captain Watson from Extradition to Costa Rica!


Teenagers Take Global Warming to the Courts
May 14th, 2012

Industry giants say their case is misguided. But that isn’t stopping a group of high school students from using the legal system to make environmental demands.


Insider Tells Why Anonymous ‘Might Well Be The Most Powerful Organization On Earth’
May 14th, 2012

Terrorists to some, heroes to others, the jury is still out on Anonymous’s true nature.


Court Forbids Linking to Pirate Bay Proxies
May 13th, 2012

The Pirate Bay, meanwhile, continues to share alternative means for blocked users to access the site.


Look Who’s Pushing Homeowners Off the Foreclosure Cliff
May 13th, 2012

The situation has caught the attention of state regulators and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, which is considering rules to help homeowners avoid unwarranted “force- placed insurance.”


Malaysian Tribunal Finds Bush Guilty of War Crimes
May 12th, 2012

A symbolic War Crimes Tribunal in Malaysia has found former US President George W. Bush and several other members of his administration guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Far too little too late but at least a small step in the right direction. Will Obama ever face justice for his war crimes?


Israel’s Nukes a Grave Menace to World
May 10th, 2012

As a rogue nation that denies even having nuclear weapons, is not a member of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), frequently violates international law and UN directives, Israel’s nuclear arsenal poses a grave risk to the world.


Farmers Markets Getting Money To Take Food Stamps
May 10th, 2012

The federal government is spending $4 million to help hook up farmers and low-income customers.


British Columbia Aboriginal Communities Using Technology To Bring Endangered Languages Back From The Brink
May 10th, 2012

For elders who managed to maintain their language skills, many are out of practice with so few speakers, and many are now dying off — and the language with them.


Americas War on the Children of Iraq
May 9th, 2012

Can America ever be forgiven for their atrocities against Iraq’s helpless children? Get the facts before you decide.


Obama’s Jobs Program = Corporate Handouts
May 9th, 2012

Obama’s jobs program is mostly just more stealing from tax payers to enrich his filthy rich puppet masters.


US Factory Growth Shows Economy More Resilient
May 4th, 2012

The trade group of purchasing managers said Tuesday that its index of manufacturing activity reached 54.8 in April, the highest level since June.


House Passes Draconian Internet Spying Bill
May 3rd, 2012

The evil puppets are poised to take away more of our privacy and make legal the spying that was already being done in secret.


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